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Deals of the Week

Deals of the Week

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by Terri Gruca

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Posted on September 14, 2010 at 11:00 PM

Updated Thursday, Sep 16 at 9:54 AM

This week you’ll find a terrific sale for expectant parents or parents hoping to get rid of some of their baby items and lots of freebies. Enjoy!

Mama Cents baby sale

If you know anyone who is expecting there’s a terrific sale going on this weekend called the Mama Cents sale.

It takes place at the Palmer Events Center and is like one big consignment sale with everything from clothing to toys to baby products. You can help get rid of some of your items or just come out and take advantage of the deals. The sale runs Saturday and Sunday. You can learn more here.

Free shake sample

After celebrating its 60th birthday in August, Whataburger pays tribute to our founder Harmon Dobson, who got his start in the restaurant business with a small burger stand in Big Spring, Texas, by offering free 4 ounce samplings of its famous shakes on Sunday, September 19, from 12-4 p.m. for dine-in customers. Thanks Katelyn for the tip!

Free ice cream for all Amy’s

Amy Simmons, founder and CEO of Amy’s Ice Creams, is celebrating her 50th birthday by inviting customers named Amy to enjoy a free cup of ice cream at any Amy’s Ice Creams location.  

Amy will be celebrating this jubilee year with the Austin community that continues to support great homemade ice cream & local business.  Customers named Amy can enjoy a small sized ice cream and crush’n for free all day on Monday, September 20, 2010. This offer is valid at every Amy’s Ice Creams location. Just show your photo ID. (Middle names count as well.) Thanks Aaron for the tip!

Restaurant savings

Restaurant.com is offering 70 percent off gift certificates through September 19th. Just use the code word SPORK before you check out and $25 gift certificates that normally cost $10 can be purchased for $3. Remember to read the fine print. Some places only let you use the gift certificates during certain time periods and require a minimum purchase.

Free music download

Travel Deals

Southwest Airlines is having another airfare sale. You’ll find some pretty good fares for $109 one way and below. From Austin you can fly to Los Angeles, Las Vegas and San Diego for $109 one way. The sale is good for travel between September 28 and December 14 and for travel on Tuesdays and Wednesdays with blackout dates around Thanksgiving. You’ve got to book your trip by Thursday, September 16th.